Friday, 23 August 2013

Imo State Police Arrests Underground Optic Cables Vandals

The police in Imo state has arrested and paraded 3 men suspected to have vandalised underground NITEL optic cables.

Briefing journalists at the force headquarters in Owerri, the Imo state capital, on the successes recorded after a 2 weeks extensive state wide operation, the police public relations officer, Joy Elemoko said that the suspects were arrested at Oguta while vandalising the cables said to worth about Ten million naira(10,000,000).

She disclosed  the arrested suspects are helping the police in investigations and in pursuit of 3 others who escaped during the police raid.

Also paraded were 16 men suspected to have vandalised oil pipeline . She said that they were arrested by the Army who were deployed to Agip flow station at Ikri, in Oguta local Government Area of the state and were eventually handed over to the police for investigation and prosecution.

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